IWMA Award 2022 goes to young Australian Scientist

In 2022, the IWMA scientific council had the pleasure to evaluate four master theses dealing with watermist – all of them on a very high level, which made the decision difficult. After a two-month-long evaluation process, council chairman Hong-Zeng Yu…

21st International Water Mist Conference – Conference webpage online

The conference webpage for the 21st International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) is online. The event – which is being organized by the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) – will take place in Madrid, Spain, on 9 and 10 November at…

IWMA and FRIC about to start a Research Project

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) and the Fire Research and Innovation Centre (FRIC) in Norway are about to start a collaborative research project aiming to gather information on the performance of sprinklers in order to quantify the consistency of…

IWMA Award 2022 will go to best master thesis

In 2022, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will honour the author of the best master thesis on water mist fire protection. The deadline to hand in submissions is 29 April 2022. The IWMA scientific council will evaluate all entries…

Former IWMA President Ragnar Wighus has passed away

On 4 November, Ragnar Wighus, ex-president of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) and former chief scientist at RISE Sweden (formerly SINTEF), passed away. Ragnar’s job was also his calling. Amongst his many competences were: the off-shore oil rig safety…

IWMA to hold webinar on the publication of EN 14972-1:2020

On 23 June, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will hold a webinar to explain the content of EN 14972-1:2020. EN 14972 is the European Standard for fixed water mist systems. Part one is entitled: ‘Design, installation, inspection and maintenance’…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) – conference webpage activated

The conference webpage for the 20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) has been activated. The event – which is being organized by the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) – will take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 27 and 28 October…

IWMA to hold next Webinar Series in April 2021

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) has announced that a third series of webinars on fire protection with water mist will take place this spring, on 15, 22 and 29 April 2021. Registration is free of charge. The first event…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in October 2021

Hamburg, 15 February 2021. The  International Water Mist Association (IWMA), has announced that IWMC 2021 (the 20th International Water Mist Conference 2021) will take place on 27 and 28 October 2021. The venue will remain unchanged: Warsaw, Poland, Regent Warsaw…

IWMA to hold next Webinar Series in April 2021

Hamburg, 25 January 2021. The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) announced today that a third series of webinars on fire protection with water mist will take place early in spring. The three events will take place on 15, 22 and…

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